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Studio/freelance engineer in Hudson Valley?

Post by neonaudio » Thu Jun 27, 2013 8:30 am

A friend of my father's is trying to record a piano ballad and, after one bad production experience, is looking for someone new to record and mix the song. A studio with a piano would probably be ideal, but I'm sure she'd be open to a location recording with a mobile rig if the person was good. She lives in the Hudson Valley, about 2 hours north of NYC.

She's not a professional, but a good player and singer. I believe she's only planning to record this one song. If anyone knows of a good, reliable resource for her, please let me know.

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Post by fossiltooth » Thu Jun 27, 2013 10:34 am

Try Oktaven in Yonkers. That's really at the very bottom of the Hudosn Valley I suppose, but a killer piano and mic collection.

Potentially closer to you, Quad Lakeside in Greenwood Lake is a good bet. And if Waterbury CT isn't too far of a treck, Power Station New England is a nail-for-nail recreation of the famous Avatar A room for very cheap. Tell any of 'em I sent ya!

In case none of those fit the bill, here are some links with more studios with pianos up thataway. It depends a bit on budget and genre, but there's Old Soul, Dreamland, Carriage House, Waterfront, Clubhouse, Barbershop -- a ton of good places that wouldn't be a crazy drive. And if you ever feel like trekking to the city, give me a call:

http://www.sonicscoop.com/2011/06/30/st ... -retreats/

http://www.sonicscoop.com/2013/05/16/de ... tskill-ny/

Also, try the SonicSearch directory:
http://newyork.sonicsearch.sonicscoop.com/

Good luck!

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Post by Danly » Thu Jun 27, 2013 10:50 am

i have a barn studio in lumberland ny. on the delaware river. 15 min from port jervis. wurlitzer upright piano and yamaha cp70 baby grand. ampex 2'' 16 track and pro tools. please pm me your contact info
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